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How Do You Treat Chlamydia

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masturbation and chlamydia

i was treated for chlamydia 3 days ago and the doctor told me not to have sex for 7 days.Can i still masturbate??
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...it's a truly wonderful invention). Your doctor didn't want you to have sex in order to prevent further transmission of your chlamydia infection. However, you can burp the nephew as often as you want, OK?Dr. Bob Read more »

clindamycin

Ive been on clindamycin for an infection in my mouth due to a tooth, meanwhile my boyfriend has... Read more »

Chlamydia and HIV

Hi DocI had one-off sex with a girl while on holiday in SE Asia, Manila to be exact. although I... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

A Cost-Effective Analysis of Interventions to Increase Repeat Testing in Patients Treated for Gonorrhea or Chlamydia at Public Sexually Transmitted Disease Clinics

...of five interventions designed to encourage public STD clinic patients to return for rescreening three months after initial treatment. Cost data for the five interventions were collected at two STD clinics. These were combined with study data on... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Chlamydia Common Among Young Women and Men

...screen sexually active females age 25 and younger for chlamydia, to re-test those with previous chlamydia infection, and to co-treat individuals with gonorrhea for chlamydia, the CDC team concluded. "Despite the considerable prevalence of... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Chlamydia

...Is Chlamydia? How Do People Get Chlamydia? What Are the Symptoms of Chlamydia? What Complications Can Result From Untreated Chlamydia? How Does Chlamydia Affect a Pregnant Woman and Her Baby? How Is Chlamydia Diagnosed? What Is... Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Chlamydia's Quick Cure

...disease chlamydia usually comes with no telltale symptoms, so most people don't even know when they are infected. But left untreated, the so-called "silent epidemic" of chlamydia threatens to cause reproductive damage and infertility in many of... Read more »
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Treating Chlamydia with Azithromycin

Posted by Anonymous
Hi My girlfriend and I have just been given a dose of aztithromycin but the doctor was not sure how long to refrain from having sex with one another. Was wondering if anyone else knew or has been on azithromycin and knows how long we can't have... Read more »

HLTV testing, and others? -- Also Chlamydia/HIV?

Posted by SoStupid, 2 Replies
... Herpes, Genital Warts, HIV, and HLTV are all incurable... so how can you test for the 3 other than HIV? Also -- if I have chlamydia (99.9% sure I do, have a clear discharge only when urinating) -- how much greater is my risk for contracting... Read more »

Worried....but trying to stay focused

Posted by takincontrol23, 1 Reply
...fever for 2 days. Could this be ARS? I had a rapid HIV test on August 8th (which was negative) but positive for chlamydia. Treated for chlamydia but they told me that I need to retest at 3 months for accuracy on HIV. I am freaking out. I... Read more »

Scared out of my mind right now - Jackie??

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...I am the guy who had sex with a prostitute that was protected. Now I am being treated for Chlamydia. THIS IS REALLY SCARING ME.... What do I do. It has only been 10 days. Can I take a PCR test and get some Read more »